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Sony HDR-AS30VE Camcorder

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Sony Video Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 3,411 expert and user reviews, Sony has good ratings for its camcorders. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its camcorders.

Memory Stick (MS) Compatible Memory Cards

Memory Stick (MS) compatible memory cards

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Has One White Balance

The HDR-AS30VE has a greater number of white balance modes than most similar spec video cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This video camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on video cameras of this age and type.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to the HDR-AS30VE, the Sony HDR-AS30VE does not have an image stabilizer.

We compared this camcorder to all the other video cameras with an image stabilizer and we think the Sony HDR-CX730E[plb_363171_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The HDR-AS30VE does not have an HDMI. Most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the HDR-AS30VE also do not have an HDMI.

We compared this video camera to all the other video cameras with an HDMI and we think the Sony HDR-CX730E[plb_363171_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Full HD

The HDR-AS30VE is not Full HD. Most of the other camcorders that came out around the same time as the HDR-AS30VE are also not Full HD.

If you want a video camera that is Full HD then you might also want to look at the Sony HDR-CX730E[plb_363171_price].

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Like most of the other camcorders that have been available for more than two years, the HDR-AS30VE does not have an interchangeable lens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Display

The Sony HDR-AS30VE does not have a built-in display, unlike most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to the HDR-AS30VE.

We compared all the other camcorders which also have a built-in display to this video camera and we think the Sony HDR-CX730E[plb_363171_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the HDR-AS30VE is more than most camcorders that are a similar age to it. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is WAV, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this Sony video camera. The audio formats supporteds MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2 ch are also supported by this video camera.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other video cameras of this age and type, the HDR-AS30VE is not waterproof.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to the HDR-AS30VE, the Sony HDR-AS30VE is not 3D.

Camcorders which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Sony HDR-TD20VE[plb_1505099_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Sony HDR-AS30VE does not have a night mode. Most of the other video cameras of a similar type and age to the HDR-AS30VE also do not have a night mode.

We think you might also be interested in other video cameras which also have a night mode including the Sony HDR-CX730E[plb_363171_price], or the HP F-500[plb_2962207_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The Sony HDR-AS30VE does not have a built-in projector, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to the HDR-AS30VE also do not have a built-in projector.

We compared all the other camcorders which also have a built-in projector to this video camera and we think the HDR-PJ420E[pl_1583936_price], or the HDR-PJ820[pl_2109593_price] both from Sony is also worth considering.

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Only Has Two Scene Modess

The Sony HDR-AS30VE has a greater number of scene modes than most video cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This video camera has an Underwater scene modes, which is the most frequently found scene modes found on camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years. The scene modes "Auto" is also found on this camcorder.

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Quite Big Minimum Illumination

At 6 lux, the HDR-AS30VE has a quite big minimum illumination compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that came out around the same time as the HDR-AS30VE. The smallest minimum illumination of camcorders of this spec and age is 0.02lx, the biggest is 1,400lx, and the average minimum illumination is 41lx.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony HDR-AS30VE

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Sony released the HDR-AS30VE.

Specification

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Minimum Illumination
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdras30, sony hdras30v, sony hdras30ve, sony hdras30vec, sony hdras30vece, sony hdras30vecen
Barcodes 04905524945027

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